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December 2009
The Fair Work Amendment (State Referrals and Other Measures) Bill 2009 passed the Senate on 2 December 2009. This brings into line the timetable for the 1 January 2010 start. Western Australia stands alone not having referred their Industrial Relations powers.   Brisbane Barrister – David Cormack
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For as long as there has been employment, employees have been monitored. A recent study by the American Management Association found that almost 80 percent of the largest companies in the United States had engaged in some form of electronic surveillance over the previous year. The rapid growth of workplace video surveillance in Australia as...
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  A worker who “carelessly” operated a cigarette lighter inside a fume-filled container, causing a massive explosion which seriously injured the worker and his colleague, is entitled to worker’s compensation despite his questionable conduct, the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission has held. Under the Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003, a worker who sustains injuries as...
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  EMPLOYERS are cracking down on legal claims from outgoing employees, handing lawyers a rush of litigation in the process. Read more in theNewLawyer and reproduced with permission.
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Blundstone v Johnson & Anor [2009] QDC 351   The need for the application arose from the time for proceedings being missed due to a diary error by the article clerk, together with his contracting the flu and being ill for 2 weeks. Judge Devereaux S.C helpfully addressed some common issues faced in these sorts...
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I refer to my earlier posting in respect of COVA  applications ceasing and the new scheme applying and the transitional arrangements. Victim Assist Qld commences today.   Brisbane Barrister – David Cormack
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Queensland’s new Civil and Administration Tribunal commenced today. I also refer you to the Qld Law Society’s link in respect of transitional arrangements.   Brisbane Barrister – David Cormack
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